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Causes Of Bicep Cramps
Can a partial tear of the distal bicep tendon cause pain in my forearm, wrist and make my fingers cramp. My injury happened 3 weeks ago.?
Depends: Near the distal biceps is the median nerve. Injury to that area can potentially injure that nerve or swelling puts pressure on that nerve. A test called emg/ncv can identify how well that nerve is functioning and help determine the cause. Stop at your local physical medicine and rehab or neurologist doctors office for more details. ...Read more
I had carpal tunnel done four months ago and this cramp in the outside of my bicep is getting more frequent?
Hi doctor. I m feeling bicep muscle cramp siince a week. Especially feel pain when I do bicep barbell curl. Pls advice?
Arm stretch created a painful cramp of biceps muscle with stinging burning pain. Continues to be painful 4 hours later?
Microtears: It is likely that you have microtears of the biceps and these may take 7 to 10 days to heal. Rest your biceps area during this time. ...Read more
Recurring ache and twitching inside where tricep/bicep meet. Recently I got a full cramp that started there and carried to forearm. Don't normally exercise, tried recently and keep getting injured. Have twitching all over. Scared ALS.
Dehydration: A long periods of exercise or physical labor, particularly in hot weather, may lead to muscle cramps some medications and certain medical conditions also may cause muscle cramps. The exact cause of muscle cramps is still unknown, but the theories most commonly cited include altered neuromuscular control dehydration electrolyte depletion poor conditioning. ...Read more
Various conditions: Muscles cramps may result from overuse, dehydration, mineral imbalance, muscle strain, buildup of toxins, a disorder involving the nerve to the muscle, and lack of adequate blood supply to the muscle. In many cases, however, the exact cause of a muscle cramp isn't discovered. See your doctor to diagnose and treat recurrent cramps. Best of health to you! ...Read more
Muscle fatigue: Muscles cramp when they fatigued. This often happens when your feet are not properly supported, causing them to be overworked. Switching to properly supportive shoe gear should help. If not, see a podiatrist to discuss custom biomechanical orthotics. Also, stay well-hydrated and consider electrolyte replacement if you are exercising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
UTI: Kidney infection, or infection in the urinary tract system maybe the cause. Do you have urgency, feeling like you have to go to the bathroom, then go but not much later it repeats? Does it burn when you go to the bathroom? Do you wake at night to go to the bathroom? Then UTI (urinary tract infection) likely the cause. ...Read more
Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed. ...Read more
Anti-inflammatory Rx: During your menstrual cycle, your body produces certain chemicals that induce cramping as your uterus is trying to shed its lining. The best approach to that is to start taking anti-inflammatory medications at the first hint of pain so that you can down regulate the pain receptors quickly and keep taking the medicine regularly to prevent further attacks. ...Read more